New Zealand bathymetry data set

This data set provides the most up-to-date bathymetry of one of the largest areas of deep-water seabed under national jurisdiction.

The 250m resolution gridded bathymetric data set encompasses New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone and is available in multiple high-resolution file formats to suit a range of imagery and mapping needs.

New Zealand Regional Bathymetry (2016) now available.

Before you can download the high resolution data, we need you to agree to our terms and conditions, and let us know what sector you work in.

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Related information

NIWA's high resolution Multibeam and Seismic coverage around New Zealand is available via the Coastal and Marine Data portal.

Coastal and Marine Data portal

Alternatively, go to our charts and posters to view and purchase printed copies.

The NZ 250m gridded bathymetric data set and imagery, 2016. [NIWA]
Hauraki Gulf gridded bathymetric dataset and imagery, Mackay et al. (2012).